Spain : Gemasolar Thermosolar Plant generates electricity at night (2011-ONGOING)

Recently completed the Gemasolar Solar Power Plant near Seville in southern Spain does not just look endlessly more … [Read more...]

TOOLS :: SIMON BERRY: Colalife (2009–ONGOING)

Launched by Simon Berry to get life saving medicine as efficiently as possible to isolated places worldwide, his non-profit … [Read more...]

URBAN INTERVENTIONISTS PETER GIBSON aka ROADSWORTH: A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX

Peter Gibson (aka Roadsworth) to street art :: painting bicycle symbols around the streets of Montreal, mimicking those that … [Read more...]

RE-INVENTING THE WHEEL :: collective housing project for migrant workers

CHINA / NANHAI, GUANGDONG / In their effort to offer a more affordable and comfortable Collective Housing to disregarded … [Read more...]

DESIGN IS POLITICS IS DESIGN (1) ALBANIA: EDI RAMA (2000-2011)

ONE POLITICIAN CAN STILL MAKE THE DIFFERENCE. TAKE EDI RAMA. AS A FORMER PAINTER, HE WILL CERTAINLY BE BEST REMEMBERED FOR … [Read more...]

SOCIAL HOUSING (1) – QUINTA MONROY (2003-2004) _ THE MOST REVOLUTIONARY SOCIAL HOUSING PROJECT

DIY-ARCHITECTURE: HALF BUILT BY THE ARCHITECTS (LEFT), THE OTHER HALF ADDED BY THE INHABITANTS (RIGHT). HAILED AS THE MOST … [Read more...]

TEACHING CHANGE (3): LAUNCHED IN AFGHANISTAN , SKATEISTAN IS THE WORLD’S FIRST SKATING SCHOOL

AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN, CAMBODIA: SKATEISTAN (2007–ONGOING) -- LAUNCHED IN AFGHANISTAN AND RAPIDLY SPREADING TO OTHER … [Read more...]

POLAND/ ZALEWSKI ARCHITECTURE GROUP: D HOUSE – URBAN SANDWICH

Modern renovation for a 1930s-era urban house in Poland, by the local Zalewski Architecture Group  When taking on the … [Read more...]

UNITED KINGDOM :: BEN QUINTON & ABERRANT ARCHITECTURE : ROAMING MARKET

Studio Aberrant Architecture created a totemesque mobile structure for the Lower Marsh Market in Waterloo, London, taking its … [Read more...]

BUILDING TRUST LAUNCHES INTERNATIONAL PLAYSCAPES COMPETITION

Organized by Building Trust International, a charity that offers design assistance to communities and individuals in need, … [Read more...]